After weeks of intense planning, the organisers of the second edition of Ojaja II Talent Hunt show have announced dates for the auditions of this year’s edition of the competition.
Speaking on this year’s talent hunt which will feature top music artistes and producers, Director of the project, Olasoji Olatunde said that interested participants can register with a thousand naira, earning them a chance to go home with a star prize of one year recording and promotion in Nigeria and London, cash prize, scholarship to a music school as well as loads of other freebies.
He said “while sale of forms commences March 12 and runs till April 5, auditions will come up in Lagos at Silver Cafe Lounge, Ozone Cinema, Yaba from April 9 to 10. In Ibadan, it will hold at Mauve 21 from 12 to 14, while the Ilorin auditions come up at Princess Luxury Hotel from April 16 to 17.
For Ekiti and Ondo states, interested participants will be auditioned from April 19 to 21 while April 23 to 25 will be for Oshogbo and Ile Ife residents at Plan B Lounge, Opposite Ife Grand Resort will be the venue for Ile-Ife.
According to Prince Jide Fadairo, CEO House of Oduduwa Foundation who represented Ooni Ogunwusi at the meeting said the hunt is further proof of His Imperial Majesty’s commitment to youth development and empowerment.
He revealed that the hunt will span across seven Yoruba speaking states of the Federation, UK and the United States of America.
The event is supported by Black Music Initiative, Samich Records, Puffy T Entertainment, Campus Alive Initiative, Funmi Sparrows Music, In house entertainment, Ife Grand Resort and Leisure, Mauve 21, Silver Cafe Lounge, Princess Luxury Hotel, Club Quebana, Plan B Lounge, Tentakul Lounge, Jusseg Travels, Ice Cool Contracts, kashif da flash music, naijagal entertainment, vickie robert foundation, crown 101.5fm, Oodua 90.9fm, FUTA 93.1fm, Jusseg travels, and a host of others.
The activities open from April 30 and runs May 5 while the grand finale comes up May 6 at Ife Grand Resort And Leisure, Ile-Ife.